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Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” reaches new sales milestone

Epic RecordsMichael Jackson‘s Thriller continues to cement its place as the best-selling album in history: It’s just become the first album ever to be certified 33-times platinum for both sales and streams. That means that the album has sold or streamed the equivalent of 33 million copies in the U.S. since its release in 1982. Furthermore, Thriller is the only …

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The Rolling Stones’ Exhibitionism exhibit moving to Chicago in April

Credit: David J HoganAfter The Rolling Stones‘ Exhibitionism display ends its run at New York City’s Industria Gallery on March 12, the expansive and interactive exhibit will be moving to Chicago. The band has announced that Exhibitionism will reopen at the Windy City’s Navy Pier on April 15, and will remain at that location until July 30. Tickets for the …

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Roger Waters announces solo album’s title; joins Nick Mason at London event promoting Pink Floyd exhibit

Dave J Hogan/Getty ImagesFormer Pink Floyd singer/bassist Roger Waters has revealed the name of his long-awaited new solo album, Is This the Life We Really Want? Waters has posted a brief video on his official Facebook page and YouTube channel announcing the title of the record and reporting that it will be “coming soon.” The clip also features a musical …

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The Yardbirds to keep a-rollin’ with new US tour

Credit: Arnie GoodmanThe Yardbirds‘ current incarnation is preparing to launch a new series of U.S. tour dates next month with a March 4 show in Melbourne, Florida. The legendary British Invasion group’s itinerary features a total of 14 dates stretching through a July 7 concert in Atlantic City, New Jersey, and including a run of West Coast performances in late …

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Ex- Eagle Don Felder plotting guest-filled new solo album

Credit: Michael HelmsFormer Eagles guitarist Don Felder is working on a new solo album that he’s hoping to release to coincide with a planned summer tour. Felder tells ABC Radio that like his previous studio effort, 2012’s Road to Forever, the new one will feature a variety of guest musicians. “I’m writing in a lot of different areas, and I’m …

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Pete Townshend performing at Parkinson’s disease fundraiser in London in April

Rick Diamond/Getty Images for The WhoThe Who‘s Pete Townshend has joined the lineup of a U.K. charity event called Symfunny No. 2, which raises money for the Parkinson’s UK organization. The show, which will take place April 19 at London’s Royal Albert Hall, will feature a mix of music and comedy performances while raising awareness of and money to aid …

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Mike + the Mechanics releasing new studio album, “Let Me Fly,” in April

The End Records/BMGMike + the Mechanics, the band led by founding Genesis guitarist/bassist Mike Rutherford, will release their first new studio album in six years, Let Me Fly, on April 7. The record is a follow-up to 2011’s The Road and features the same lineup that recorded that album — Rutherford, singers Andrew Roachford and Tim Howar, keyboardist Luke Juby, …

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Watch Blondie’s spacy video for new single “Fun”

Credit: Alexander ThompsonLast week, Blondie released a song called “Fun. ” the first single from its forthcoming studio album, Pollinator. Now, an official video for the tune has premiered on the influential New Wave band’s VEVO YouTube channel. The clip was directed by Dikayl Rimmasch, one of the filmmakers behind Beyonce‘s visual album Lemonade. The video features black-and-white footage of …

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